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  • COVID-19 Variant Sequencing Statement

    Statement by MLA Issik

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    Open source, open data as game changers in ending a pandemic

    The largest global collaboration of scientists ever is supported by open source, freely shared software. Here’s why that matters.

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    COVID-19 Variant Sequencing Statement

    Statement by MLA Issik

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    CanCOGeN doubling sequencing tests

    Mutation spotting

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    Integrated Variants of Concern Strategy to track fast-spreading SARS-CoV-2 variants

    Investing in variant tracking

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    Bacon and Eggheads and Pandemic Preparedness

    Pandemic prep

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    Hunting for viral mutations in Alberta

    Genomics technology was ready for the pandemic

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    Alberta using sequencing technology to track COVID-19

    Sampling, sequencing,and sharing

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    Canada's COVID-19 Genomics Network builds trust and cooperation

    Researchers ARE in this together

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    The CanCOGeN Detective Agency

    Our lead genomic sleuth

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    Modern Miracles: Bioinformatics and multiple Covid-19 vaccines in one year!

    Miracles only occur in the darkest hours and heroes are only born from the most tragic of horrors. Here’s how the fastest transition in history from pandemic to vaccines happened.

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    Blood Types Explained!

    A Genetics Explainer video

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    Biomarkers may point to COVID-19 say researchers

    Biomarkers for COVID-19

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    New research: Flu shot deal sweetener and tools to break pathogen sugar-coating

    Researchers find the flu shot may protect against Covid-19 too. Meanwhile, decoding cell-surface sugars presents a major breakthrough in the fight against infections of all types.

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    University of Alberta researcher closing in on remdesivir use

    Re-purposing remdesivir

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    University of Alberta researcher studying COVID-19 impact on health-care workers

    Health-care workers in a pandemic

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    Kids & COVID: A straightforward discussion with Stephen Freedman

    Kids, COVID, and Classrooms

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    Listen: News on kids & COVID from UCalgary researcher

    The latest on kids & COVID

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    Where in the world is COVID-19? Nova Scotia researchers aim to find out

    Barcoding the testing process

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    Cat anti-viral holds promise for COVID-19: University of Alberta researchers

    Cats to the rescue?

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    Kids, classrooms, and COVID-19

    What we know so far...

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    Graduate students in a precarious position during the pandemic

    Life blood left cold

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    Hackathon produces online tool to predict COVID-19 spread

    A Youreka moment

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    Can one lab do 10,000 COVID-19 tests a day?

    Tests and even more tests

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    Capturing COVID-19 and anything else lurking in our lungs

    Dealing with co-infections

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    How to start a company during a pandemic

    yOIL

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    University of Calgary researcher working to diversify COVID testing landscape

    New testing technology

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    Tracing the novel coronavirus back through time to find a future threat

    Bioinformatics map SARS-CoV-2’s ancestry, looking to prevent future pandemics from the same virus lineage

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    Art for truth's sake

    Dyscopia

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    Designing therapeutics for the coronavirus - on all fronts

    Alberta antiviral research

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    Listen as we talk about bats

    Thank bats for your tequila

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    Consolidation of COVID-19 Research Initiatives

    COVID research

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    What lies ahead for Canadian research and researchers?

    Research burnout

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    LISTEN: Machine learning hard at work in pandemic research

    Today's word: Phylogeny

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    How Alberta's iGEM students are persevering through COVID-19

    SynBio in a time of COVID

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    Genomics supercharges contact tracing in mapping COVID-19 spread

    Genomics reveal more than contact tracing alone, such as whether a healthcare worker contracted SARS-CoV-2 from a patient or a social gathering.

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    A family tree for SARS-CoV-2

    Viral family trees

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    COVID-19 Precision Health Genomics for Children

    Children and COVID-19

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    Listen as we learn more about COVID-19 in children

    COVID in children

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    Virus testing - A quick primer

    Testing A, B, and C's

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    Modelling a Pandemic

    helping students interpret the science

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    Better treatment strategies to manage the pandemic

    COVID-19 treatment strategy

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    What bats can teach us about the coronavirus

    Bats v People

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    Are we moving too fast?

    Science is hard, reality is complex

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    UCalgary researchers develop a new method to test for COVID-19

    Green means positive

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    Positive results for new rapid testing method

    Test results you can see

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    Knocking back COVID-19 with genomics

    Targets in sight

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    Genotyping COVID-19

    Rapid sequencing

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    The COVID-19 Genomics UK consortium and the Canadian COVID Genomics Network launch new partnership

    COG-UK and CanCOGeN

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    A COVID testing lab, anywhere you need it

    Testing anywhere

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    Listen: How to read a science paper

    Science papers and you

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    New novel coronavirus protein interactions map directs drug repurposing

    Researchers identify 29 FDA-approved drugs, 12 drugs in clinical trials, and 28 preclinical compounds that can be repurposed to fight COVID-19

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    COVID-19 Boosts Trust in Science and Support for Genomics Research

    And the survey says -

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    Bioinformatics play key role in global search for COVID-19 vaccine

    Traditional vaccine research took 10-15 years, now researchers hope bioinformatics will condense that to less than 2 years

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    Science Lessons from COVID-19

    Science, Technology, Society

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    Because we are afraid

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    Genome Canada leads $40 million genomics initiative to address COVID-19 pandemic

    CanCOGeN announced

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    What we know about implementing pandemic policies and procedures

    We are doing okay so far

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    Alberta research underway to develop at home COVID-19 test

    Alberta lab-on-a-chip

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    University of Alberta team responds to COVID-19 challenge

    Lorne Tyrrell on COVID-19

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    Predicting the severity of COVID-19 in patients

    COVID-19 biomarkers

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    Genome Canada and Genome Alberta launch new funding for COVID-19 research

    New COVID research funding

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    Using the past to cure the current pandemic

    Killing a viral engine

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    Edmonton biotech company working on vaccine

    Cell delivery

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    UCalgary researcher developing portable COVID test

    Rapid response for a portable test

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    Genome BC Launches Rapid Response Funding for COVID-19 Projects

    Genome BC COVID funding

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    Global AI, Bioinformatics, and Medical Communities Unite to Defeat COVID-19

    COVIDathon combines the talents and tools of diverse disciplines from around the world in a single collaborative effort to defeat the worst pandemic in modern times

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    Studying COVID-19 in children

    Multidisciplinary pediatric study

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    Alberta working to develop early COVID-19 diagnosis

    Accurate, fast, and personal.

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    Cultural Response to the COVID Pandemic

    Combating stigma and fear

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    Bioinformatics as forensic tool in coronavirus outbreak

    Is it a natural occurring virus or a bioweapon? Bioinformatics can potentially reveal origin and treatment of coronaviruses.